Senile Macular Degeneration - Coggle Diagram
Senile Macular Degeneration
Gradual degeneration of the central vision.
Family history of macular degeneration
Being over the age of 65
Optical coherence tomography
Fundoscopy or Ophthalmoscopy
Indocyanine green angiography
Dilated Eye Exam
Provide information about laser surgery
Assess degree of visual impairment.
Provide large print objects for teaching.
Provide sufficient lighting for activities.
Inform about devices that can be used.
Encourage yearly ophthalmologist visits.
Keep patient’s call bell within reach.
Assess ability to perform activities.
Health education on antibiotic administration.
Implantation of telescopic lens
Increased vitamin intake
Upregulation of inflammatory mediators
Accumulation of toxic metabolic byproduct
Smoking promotes degeneration
Signs & Symptoms
Extra sensitivity to glare
Straight lines appearing wavy
Blurry areas on a printed page
Difficulty reading in low light
Blurred or “fuzzy” vision